Australian youngster Oliver Davies entered his title into the file books on Monday after he smashed six sixes in an over on the U-19 Nationwide Championships in Adelaide.
The 18-year-old Davies, who has represented Australia at U-16 and U-19 degree, smashed 207 off simply 115 balls for New South Wales Metro in opposition to Northern Territory on the Glandore Oval to turn out to be the primary double centurion within the historical past of this pageant.
Right through the fit, Davies hit 17 sixes in general and accomplished the file feat within the 40th over when he went after offspinner Jack James and cleared the fence on all six events. NSW Metro rode on Davies’ blistering knock to complete on 406/four from their 50 overs and ended up successful the fit via 168 runs.
Davies has now joined the elite corporate of Gary Sobers, Ravi Shastri, Herschelle Gibbs, Yuvraj Singh, Ross Whiteley and Hazratullah Zazai – the gamers to have hit six sixes in an over.
Whilst Sobers and Shastri accomplished the feat in First Magnificence cricket; Gibbs stays the one participant to have hit six sixes in an over in ODIs throughout the 2007 International Cup, whilst Yuvraj hit Stuart Huge for 6 sixes in an over throughout the inaugural version of ICC T20 International Cup in 2007.
Whiteley hit 6 sixes in an over throughout a home T20 fit in 2017. Zazai accomplished the feat in Afghanistan Premier League (APL) previous this 12 months.
Right here’s the video:
Ball 1: Slog-swept for six
Ball 2: Slog-swept for six
Ball three: Slog-swept for six
Ball four: Slog-swept for six
Ball five: Slog-swept for six
Ball 6: Slog-swept for six
Six balls in an over slog-swept for sixes 😲 https://t.co/uvh9ND4O9H pic.twitter.com/K5NtaCQmdP
— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) December 3, 2018
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